Forget all that crap about lying being bad. OK, most lying is bad. But on some occasions, one could argue that lying can not only be a good thing, it can also be beneficial to the party being lied to. Sometimes a lie can be the difference between someone being happy, or having their world crumble right before their eyes. And sometimes, just sometimes, when somebody is begging you to tell them the truth, they really want what you have to say to be parallel to what they want to hear. If it isn’t, a well placed lie will sound just as nice. Here are four good reasons to lie to your girlfriend.